Ruth is based in Bredon 190. As Admissions Tutor for Creative and Professional Writing, she is responsible for processing new applications for study and recruitment of new students. This includes attending open days, organising events and visiting schools and colleges.
Ruth's poetry collectionQueen, Jewel, Mistresswas published by Eyewear Publishing2015. Alison Weir wrote that, Ruth Stacey's poems are exceptional. They evoke voices long silenced, and the very essence of these past lives and the ages in which they were lived. Her recent pamphlet,Inheritance, was published by Mothers Milk Books 2017. A duet with another poet, Katy Wareham Morris, it explored 19th century experience of motherhood, contrasted with a 21st century mother's voice. Inheritancewon Best Collaborative Work at the 2018 Saboteur Awards.
Forthcoming poetry collection, How to Wear Grunge, will be available from Knives, Forks & Spoons press Autumn 2018. Two of the poems from that collection are displayed as part of the 2018/19 Blackpool Illuminations.
- Current: PhD Creative Writing University of Northumbria
- MA Literature: Politics and Identity University of Worcester
- PTTLS Worcester College of Technology
- BA hons English Studies Bath Spa University